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Old 04-15-2009, 04:14 PM   #1
ddel
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Error running virutal box on Fedora 10


While trying to install VirtualBox on Fedora 10 running 2.6.27.19-170.2.35.fc10.i686 kernel

I got the error

** Compiling vboxdrv
Attempting to install using DKMS

Creating symlink /var/lib/dkms/vboxdrv/2.2.0/source ->
/usr/src/vboxdrv-2.2.0

DKMS: add Completed.

Error! Your kernel source for kernel 2.6.27.19-170.2.35.fc10.i686 cannot be found at
/lib/modules/2.6.27.19-170.2.35.fc10.i686/build or /lib/modules/2.6.27.19-170.2.35.fc10.i686/source.
You can use the --kernelsourcedir option to tell DKMS where it's located.
Failed to install using DKMS, attempting to install without
Makefile:140: *** Error: unable to find the sources of your current Linux kernel. Specify KERN_DIR=<directory> and run Make again. Stop.


when I attempted to do "yum install kernel-devel-$(uname -r) I get the error
[root@xps1 ddel]# yum install kernel-devel-$(uname -r)
Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
No package kernel-devel-2.6.27.19-170.2.35.fc10.i686 available.
Nothing to do


I cannot search and find source rpm for my running kernel


[root@xps1 ddel]# rpm -qa| grep kernel
kernel-2.6.27.19-170.2.35.fc10.i686
kernel-headers-2.6.27.19-170.2.35.fc10.i386
kerneloops-0.12-1.fc10.i386
kernel-2.6.27.12-170.2.5.fc10.i686
kernel-firmware-2.6.27.19-170.2.35.fc10.noarch
kernel-devel-2.6.27.21-170.2.56.fc10.i686
kernel-smp-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5.i686
kernel-2.6.27.15-170.2.24.fc10.i686


On running yum install kernel-devel
kernel-devel-2.6.27.21-170.2.56.fc10.i686 got installed.

How can I get VirtualBox working ?

Thanks in advance
 
Old 04-20-2009, 11:28 AM   #2
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You can try to install the more recent kernel 2.6.27.21-170.2.56 or look for the devel and headers packages of your currently running kernel, here.
 
  


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